Kyra Scott

AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award winner ... Won UCSD's Karen E. Reis Award for leadership and campus and community service for second straight year ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (10/5) ... Won doubles competition with partner Britta Mosser at the USTA/ITA Division II West Regional Championships in Los Angeles (10/3) ... Also reached semifinals in singles at USTA/ITA event ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) Executive Board ... Member of Division I Student Leadership Group ... Playing strictly in the No. 1 slots, finished with a 10-7 singles and 12-7 doubles record ... Beginning on Febuary 7, went on an 8-1 run that included two perfect 6-0, 6-0 matches vs. Western New Mexico (2/25) and Holy Names (3/25) and the defeat of three other nationally ranked teams, most notably, an upset against No. 9 Hawaii Pacific (2/29) 6-3, 7-6 (7-5) ... With partner, Britta Mosser, the duo beat nationally ranked teams seven times ... Defeated 7th ranked Hawaii Pacific (3/7) in the final match of the season 9-8 (8-6).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Won UCSD's Karen E. Reis Award for leadership and campus and community service ... Two-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (9/29 and 3/2) ... Finished the season with an impressive 13-5 overall record at No. 1 singles, reaching as high as eighth in the national rankings and third in the regional rankings ... Won a team high 11 straight matches starting on Jan. 21 against Cal State Fullerton and ending with a 6-1, 6-0 win against Cal State Stanislaus on March 8 ... Defeated the No. 2-ranked player in the nation, Dallas Zhang from No. 4 BYU-Hawaii, 7-6, 6-7, 10-5 in a grueling, four-hour battle ... Went 14-8 at No. 1 doubles with Britta Mosser ... The duo finished the season ranked 14th nationally and reached as high as second in the regional rankings ... The pair won eight straight matches, which included three against ranked teams and two over Division I opponents.

Went 11-14 overall at No. 1 singles position, reaching as high as 26th in the national rankings and ninth in the regional rankings ... Won three-set match, 3-6, 6-3, 10-4, against Celina Goetti of No. 4 Hawaii Pacific ... Defeated Magda Riutort of No. 10 Florida Southern in a three-set match, 6-1, 3-5, 10-6 ... Also impressed in doubles going 15-10 overall at the No. 1 spot with partner Paula Chou ... Won four straight matches starting with Academy of Art (3/9) and ending with a win against Sonoma State (3/28) ... Reached as high as 17th in the nation and third in the region ... Defeated nine nationally ranked schools when partnered with Chou.

Dominated at No. 2 singles position, turning in an 18-2 record overall during her freshman year, the most wins among freshmen and tied with Tara Vanooteghem for the most wins on the team ... Made impressive debut against her opponents from Dixie State (2/18), Western Mexico (2/25), Hawaii Halo (3/10) and Sonoma State (4/13) with a shutout of 6-0 for all matches ... Won three-set match at No. 2 singles, 6-4, 3-6, 10-8 against Celina Goetti of No. 5 Hawaii Pacific (3/8) ... Also had a strong showing on the doubles side, earning a 12-9 record at No. 1 with Melissa Breisacher ... Won five matches in a row when partnered with Breisacher, three of which were nationally ranked, including No. 25 Cal State L.A. (3/29), No. 13 Grand Canyon University (4/1) and No. 38 Academy of Art University (4/6).

A 2012 graduate of University High School in Irvine ... Won Athlete of the Month Award in 2008 ... Two-time CIF individuals semifinalist (2009 and 2010) ... Twice won the Pacific Coast League Championship title (2010 and 2011) ... Was named Pacific Coast League MVP in 2011 ... Team won Zonals SoCal championship title in 2009 ... Was member of Trojans teams that won back-to-back championships (2010 and 2011) ... Won Coastal Championships in 2011 ... Team was CIF Finalist in 2011.

Born July 29, 1994 in Irvine ... Parents are Kevin and Michele Scott ... Father attended Penn State and mother graduated from Georgia Tech ... Dad played soccer for Penn State ... Has a younger sister named Kyla ... A chemical engineering major at Marshall College ... Kim Clijsters is her favorite athlete ... Loves dim sum ... Chicken Run is her favorite movie ... Listens to Queen.

Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
City/State: Irvine, CA
High School: University HS
College: Marshall
Major: Chemical Engineering
Experience: 3 Letters
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